On a hot summer's day, sometimes all you feel like is a light, refreshing bite to eat. From loaded poke bowls to refreshing smoothie bowls, there are so many tasty options to choose from. Check out some of our top picks below. 

Bowl at Yeah Bowl

Le Chick bowl, $16.90 | Yeah Bowl | 22 Customs Street East
Yeah Bowl gives you so many options for a delicious taste of summer. Every bowl is made from fresh, local ingredients, vegan, keto friendly and is 100% customisable. Our summer favourite is the Le Chick bowl, made with free-range chicken, cucumber, carrot, spring onion, mango, yeah sauce, crispy shallots & almonds. If you just can’t get enough, you can even order your own YeahBowl meal kit.


Strawberry almond açai bowl, $16 | Goodlife Super Food Co. | 47 Fort Street
This healthy fast food takeaway specialises in cold-pressed juices, superfood smoothies, mason jar salads and gourmet soups but we can't go past their açai bowls! The strawberry almond açai bowl is at the top of our lists throughout summer. It's a delicious blend of organic açai, almond butter, strawberries, blueberries, banana and cashew milk, then topped with granola, cacao nibs, banana and freeze dried rasberries!


Tropical, $25 | Poke House | 206 Victoria Street W
Poke House is your go-to for the freshest and most delicious poke bowl takeaway. If you're in search of a filling summer delight, their Tropical bowl is the perfect option. It offers a burst of protein with King salmon, prawn, and tuna, paired perfectly with avocado, mango, cabbage, spring onion, seaweed salad, ginger, and pineapple chili sauce.


Tex-mex Chicken, $18.50 | TOSS | 1/143 Wellesley Street
Toss is a casual eatery with a mission to make the freshest salads using locally sourced ingredients. The salad bar offers a range of healthy fast food options ranging from seasonal salads to build-your-own bowls. Tex-mex Chicken with free-range roasted chicken, romaine, tomato, cheddar cheese, black beans, capsicum, tortilla chips, red onion, roasted corn and bbq ranch dressing is both light and filling - perfect for these warm summer days!


Poke Salad, $13.50 (regular) or $15.50 (large  | Sam Choy's Poke to the Max | Harbour Eats, Commercial Bay
Sam Choy's range of poke dishes are unmatched... from the classic poke bowl to poke tacos, wraps and even nachos! We love their poke salad packed with fresh mixed greens, mixed veggies, cucumber, tomato, edamame, corn, coriander, tortilla strips and house-made aioli. Then pick your protein (Ahi tuna, salmon, tofu or chicken), and your sauce flavour, our go-to is the Mo' Betta Shoyu (shoyu sauce, unagi, wasabi aioli). 


Thai Beef Salad, $16.50 | Tank | 12 Jellicoe Street
Tank is all about healthy, fresh food that’s made right in front of you. There are so many options to choose from, starting at cold-press juices to wraps, but the must-try this summer is definitely the Thai Beef Salad bowl. It’s made with grass-fed beef, carrot, red onion, crispy noodles, field greens and thai dressing. Get yourself a nutritious, savoury bowl this summer!

Last updated: 15 February 2024